Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneur Profile’

This guys achievement and involvement in media is truly amazing..

Enjoy, the 5 things you should know about him.

1). Simon is an artist manager, television producer and creator of the Idol franchise,Pop Idol in the UK and over 100 other versions including American Idol, Australian Idol, Canadian Idol, Deutschland sucht den Superstar, Indian Idol, Nouvelle Star, New Zealand Idol and World Idol.

2). Simon Fuller is also the co-creator and executive producer of the Fox TV reality show So You Think You Can Dance and other US and European TV shows. He is an executive producer of Little Britain USA, a TV show signed to HBO and BBC TV in 2008. He is the manager of performers and entertainers including David and Victoria Beckham, Claudia Schiffer, Annie Lennox, Andy Murray, Spice Girls, Cathy Dennis, Carrie Underwood, Will Young, David Cook and others. His brother is comedy writer and director Kim Fuller.

3). Simon Fuller sold 19 Entertainment to CKX, Inc. in a cash and stock deal worth over $200 million in March 2005.
Simon Fuller has managed the career of Annie Lennox since the release of her multi platinum, award winning album Diva in 1991. Lennox has sold 80 million records and has been called ‘the greatest white soul singer alive’ by VH1.

4). He has these different awards
* 2008 Humanitarian Honour, Black Ball
* 2008 Peter Grant Award, Music Managers Forum
* 2008 Visionary Award, Producers Guild of America
* 2007 Top Trend Setter, Forbes Magazine
* 2007 Green Award
* 2007 Emmy: Governor’s Award: Idol Gives Back
* 2007 100 Most Influential People In The World, Time Magazine
* 2006 Entrepreneur Of The Year, GQ Magazine
* 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program – Nominee
* 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program – Nominee
* 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program – Nominee
* 2003 Grammy: Album of the Year – Nominee

5). He has launched the Beckhams’ fashion label DVB brand which includes perfume and denim ranges. The Beckham’s fashion range has become one of the most successful celebrity lines in the world with a retail value in excess of $200 million.
Fuller later formed a joint venture partnership with David Beckham, and masterminded Beckham’s million dollar move to LA Galaxy in 2007.

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5 Things you should you know about this Jamaican-Canadian investor.

1). He is the founder and Chairman of Portland Holdings Inc., a privately held investment company, he is currently Executive Chairman of AIC Limited (a Canadian mutual fund), and the National Commercial Bank of Jamaica.

2). In the latest Forbes Billionaires List, he was placed at number 701, with assets worth around $1.0 billion, Canadian Business has named him as one of the richest people in Canada.

3). Portland purchased 75 per cent of the National Commercial Bank of Jamaica for 6 billion Jamaican dollars (US$127 million) from the Jamaican Government, other companies he owns/manages includes:
* AIC Limited – http://www.aic.com/
* Columbus Communications –
* Cable Bahamas – http://www.cablebahamas.com/
* Caribbean Crossings – http://www.caribbeancrossings.com
* Columbus Communications Jamaica Ltd. / Flow Jamaica – http://www.flowjamaica.com/
* FibraLink – http://www.fibralink.com/
* CVM Television Group – http://www.cvmtv.com/
* Merit Communications – http://www.meritcom.net/
* New World Network – http://www.nwncable.com/
* Americas Region Caribbean Optical-ring System (ARCOS)
* Sauce Cable Company
* Affordable Enterprise Ltd.
* Cabana Cable Ltd.
* Dynamic Corp, a company in the making Eastern Cable Network Ltd.
* Home Commercial Satellite Ltd.
* Universal Cable Network Ltd.
* Columbus Communications Trinidad Ltd/Flow Trinidad – http://www.flowtrinidad.com/
* Columbus Communications Grenada Ltd/Flow Grenada – http://www.flowgrenada.com/
* Eastern Caribbean Gas Pipeline Company (ECGPC)
* National Commercial Bank of Jamaica (NCB) – http://www.jncb.com/
* Radio Jamaica – http://www.radiojamaica.com/
* Reggae Beach (resort), Jamaica
* Senvia – http://www.senvia.com/
* Total Finance Bank of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd.
* Trident Hotel (Resort) – http://www.tridentjamaica.com/

4). In 2002, Lee-Chin received the ‘Harry Jerome Award’ for ‘Business Leader of the Decade, Time Magazine named Lee-Chin one of ‘Canada’s Heroes’ in July 5, 2004.

5). He is also a generous philanthropist, Donation includes: C$5 million to McMaster University (which he attended)which awarded him an Honorary Degree in November 2003.
JMD$155 million (approx. USD $2.4 million) to Northern Caribbean University.
C$30 million to the Royal Ontario Museum which commissioned a new building named the Michael Lee Chin Crystal

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This Guy practically does everything, He practically is connected to everything on the web, just continue reading, you will understand.

1). Marc is an entrepreneur, investor, startup coach, blogger, and a multi-millionaire software engineer best known as co-author of Mosaic, the first widely-used web browser, and founder of Netscape Communications Corporation, Netscape was acquired in 1999 for $4.2 billion by AOL, which made Andreessen its Chief Technology Officer.

2). He was the chair of Opsware, a software company he founded originally as Loudcloud, Opsware was purchased by Hewlett-Packard in September 2007 for approximately $1.6 billion. He is also a co-founder of Ning, a company which provides a platform for social-networking websites.

3).As of June 30, 2008, he is said to be joining the Board of Directors of Facebook. On September 30, 2008, it was announced that he had joined the Board of Directors of eBay. Andreessen is a frequent keynote speaker and guest at Silicon Valley conferences.

4). Andreessen  received his Bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

5). Andreessen is an investor in social news website Digg and several other early-stage technology startups, like Plazes, Netvibes and Twitter. His latest project is Ning,He serves on the board of Facebook, eBay and Open Media Network, a combined Kontiki (VeriSign) client and media player, launched in 2005. Andreessen is now active in the blogging community. His blog can be found at: http://blog.pmarca.com/

He actually has time to blog, this guy is a genius..it’s that simple

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Jerry what??
Don’t worry you will soon know who he is …

These are the five things you’ve known about him…

1). He is a Chinese American entrepreneur and the co-founder, former CEO of Yahoo! Inc.

2). Yang graduated from Sierramont Middle School, and Piedmont Hills High School, then went on to receive his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University

3). He co-created in April 1994 with David Filo an Internet website consisting of a directory of other websites called “Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web”. It was renamed “Yahoo!” (an exclamation).

4). Yang is married to Akiko Yamazaki, born in Costa Rica. She graduated from Stanford University with a degree in industrial engineering. They met each other at Stanford during the Kyoto overseas program in 1992.

5). Jerry Yang and his wife gave USD $75 million to Stanford University, which went to building the “Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building

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Now, I’m sure you all know who he is, and if not, im sure you all use the social networking site called facebook, well, he and his buddies created that website.

Let’s look at 5 things you should know about mark

Mark is an American computer programmer and entrepreneur, he is also the CEO of Facebook.

Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dorm room on February 4, 2004.

On October 24, 2007, Facebook Inc. sold a 1.6% stake to Microsoft Corp. for $240 million, evaluating facebbok at $15 billion at the time of the sale.

In 2008, Forbes ranked Zuckerberg as the 321st richest person in the United States, with a net worth of $1.5 billion. He is the youngest person ever to appear on the Forbes 400.

Time Magazine added Zuckerberg as one of The World’s Most Influential People of 2008.

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Five things you should know about this man..

He is an American billionaire investor who made his fortune buying beleaguered corporations and re-selling them later for enormous profits.

Perelman consummated his first major business deal in 1961 during his Freshman year at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Once the richest man in America,he is now the 18th richest American, and 35th richest person in the world

He is worth an estimated wealth of USD$10 billion.

Perelman has been married four times.

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